Update December 23, 2016

Dhaka 1-41 pm, 28-October, 2020

5 killed in Comilla road crash

Mirajul Moin Joy


23 December 2016, Nirapad News: Five people were killed in separate road accidents on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Dayapur in Chouara area of Sadar Dakkhin upazila and in Comilla Cantonment area on Friday.

Four people were killed when a bus hit a pick-up van on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Dayapur in Chouara area of Sadar Dakkhin upazila on Friday, reports UNB news agency.

The deceased were identified as Sumon Das, 32, a van driver of Moulvibazar district, helper Iqbal Hossain, 20, Mansur, 18 and Aynal Mia, 23, of Nabiganj in Habiganj district.

Police said the accident took place around 7:30am when a bus hit a pick-up van from behind, leaving its four passengers dead on the spot, said Mahbubur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Moinamoti highway police station.

On information, police recovered the bodies and send those to sadar hospital morgue for autopsy.

In another incident, a pedestrian named Ajgar Ali, 20, was killed when a truck knocked down him at kitchen market area in Comilla Cantonment in the morning, said Mahbubur Rahman.

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